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South View Cottage

Whitby, North York Moors & Coast (Ref. 1015759)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

  • View on map


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  • Icon/Feature/Garden or Patio Garden / Patio
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Cot available
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
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  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi

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The property

South View Cottage is a superb, detached house in Sleights village, nestled between the splendid Yorkshire coastline and the equally stunning North York Moors – both easily accessible being only a short drive away. This property is ideal for those seeking a comfortable and spacious base from which to explore beautiful North Yorkshire.

Relax in the lovely south-facing gardens with friends and family.

Take in the wonderful countryside and enjoy life in this pretty coastal village - Sleights boasts two inns, traditional butchers, bakers, grocers, hairdressers, antiques emporium, church and fish and chip shop. It is a delightful place to unwind and refresh. An entrance porch leads to the excellent kitchen with granite work surfaces and gorgeous limestone flooring, there’s everything you’ll need here to rustle up a family meal.

The adjacent dining room with cast iron gas stove, polished wood floors and garden view, is a charming place to enjoy good food and conversation.

Retire to the comfortable sitting room where a woodburning stove provides real cosiness in the cooler months, especially after a bracing coastal walk! A utility room and separate cloakroom complete the ground floor. On the first floor, the bedrooms again feature polished wood floors and comprise, a charming double bedroom with delightful long distance views of the nearby hamlet of Iburndale and the North Yorkshire Moors, a lovely twin bedroom and a bunk bedroom.

The bathroom includes a bath and an impressively spacious walk-in power shower – delightfully invigorating, at any time. Step outside to discover the splendid ‘south view’, the property’s namesake: a south-facing garden, with lawn, established borders, trees, a terrace and BBQ with seating.

What could be nicer than a night-cap as you watch the stars appear in the clear Yorkshire night skies. Nearby, Whitby awaits.

Offering a beautiful blend of old world charm, seaside fun and fascinating maritime history – it’s easy to see why visitors return year after year, captivated by sights such as the iconic Abbey, St Mary’s Church, gorgeous sandy beaches, old town and thriving harbour.

Whitby is also known for some pretty amazing gastronomy. The cottage is perfectly situated for moorland walking.

Or further afield, the market towns of Helmsley and Pickering make a pleasant day trip, the latter accessible by steam train from Whitby or Grosmont. Whatever you choose to do, a holiday at South View Cottage is sure to leave you feeling refreshed.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 2 x twin (one of which includes bunks). First floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. Ground floor cloakroom. Kitchen. Utility. Dining room with gas stove. Sitting room with woodburning stove.
  • Oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, TV, DVD, WiFi. Selection of books/DVDs. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair and stairgate available. Private parking to the front of the cottage for one car and additional on-street parking nearby. South-facing garden with lawn, established borders, trees, a terrace and BBQ with seating. One well-behaved pet welcome. Shops, pub 10 mins’ walk
  • Whitby 3 miles.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

About the location


Robin Hood's Bay 5.5 miles; Scarborough 19.3 miles; Pickering 23 miles; Guisborough 21.5 miles.

The seaside town and port of Whitby lies at the mouth of the River Esk in the Scarborough district of North Yorkshire. Ideally situated for exploring this beautiful part of Yorkshire, the local area hosts an abundance of activity so you can be sure to get the best out of both the countryside and the coast. From the nearby North York Moors to its Blue Flag beaches, there's something here for every interest and time of year. Amongst its many attractions, Whitby holds a charming atmosphere, home to winding streets and hidden alleys, where you can find a wide selection of eateries and shops scattered amongst them. Take a trip to the picturesque harbour and lighthouse to watch the sun set, or get involved in some whale watching or a coastal cruise to watch the creatures up close. Climb the famous 199 to the Whitby Abbey to immerse yourself with history, or visit the Captain Cook Memorial Museum presenting historical and ethnographic exhibition about Cook himself. Hosting an abundance of leisure facilities, opportunities to explore the natural lands, and plenty of coastal delights, Whitby offers something for everyone. Close to the Robin Hood's Bay full of heritage wonders and scenic spots, and in reach of the bustling towns of Scarborough and Middlesbrough, Whitby is a prime location for exploring all of the delights that Yorkshire has to offer.

Free Wi-Fi included. One well-behaved pet welcome. Private parking is to the front of the cottage for one car and additional on-street parking nearby.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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